Birds of the southern taiga of western Siberia - song and habitat around Tomsk

Phoenicurus phoenicurus 
-  Redstart - Обыкновенная или садовая - Gekraagde Roodstaart  - Song

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Recorded on the 2d of June 2005 in the east of Tomsk (pine forest; at 5634N, 8501E). Background species: Parus montanus, Hirundo rustica.

Arrives before the appearance of leaves on trees. In Tomsk and its outskirts appears at the end of April - early May.

Breeds in light forests of different types, in urban gardens and parks, in rural landscapes. Common and region-wide.

Can be heard from May until July.